Welcome to the NWHFC Project ECHO!
The Northwest Heart Failure Collaborative (NWHFC) Project ECHO is a bimonthly case conference series that aims to improve the care of patients with heart failure by offering online continuing education for community providers. This unique training program builds on an existing education-practice partnership between UW Medicine and the UW School of Nursing. Grant funding is provided by the Health Services and Research Administration (HRSA).
- Target Audience: Community providers and health science students (MD/DO, ARNP/PA, RN, PharmD, Social Work and Allied Health)
- Format: 1-hour, online, interactive case conference occuring on the 1st & 3rd Wednesdays @ Noon PDT
- Content: A 15-minute presentation on the best practices of heart failure care, followed by 45 minutes of interdisciplinary discussion and audience-submitted patient case questions for guided mentorship of care management
- Cost: FREE to participate
- CME (optional): CME Accreditation for up to 22.0 AMA PRA Category One Credits per year, $25 – $45/year depending on the number of conferences attended (1 session equals 1 credit)
Next NWHFC: Project ECHO Webinar: June 20, 2018 at 12pm PT
Guest Speaker: Kay Kolahi, RD, CD
Presentation Title: Nutrition in Heart Failure: What are the real concerns?
- Discuss the impacts of heart failure on nutritional status, and the subsequent affects of malnutrition on the natural evolution this chronic disease.
- Identify effective tools for evaluating patient nutritional status.
- List recommended diet and lifestyle changes for improved outcomes in heart disease.
Calendar of Events
Tentative Topic: Nutrition and Heart Failure (Presenter: Kay Kolahi, RDN, CD)June 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
View Recorded Webinars
Didactic presentations from each webinar are recorded and made available to view on our website.